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How to incorporate file shortcuts into bookmark folders?

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nym9
 
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Post Posted March 10th, 2019, 1:37 am

It would be useful, but is it possible?

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Post Posted March 10th, 2019, 2:57 am

files as bookmark is possible ->
files linked as a bookmark folder outside - never possible. its outside firefox thus could be dangerous nor is it fast or convenient to use. its a closed system.

similar here
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3047828

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Post Posted March 10th, 2019, 8:19 pm

Brummelchen wrote:files as bookmark is possible


How?

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Post Posted March 10th, 2019, 9:24 pm

A file path for a desktop shortcut:

C:\Alpha\Beta\Gamma\example.txt

A file url for a browser bookmark:

file:///C:/Alpha/Beta/Gamma/example.txt

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Post Posted March 11th, 2019, 3:35 am

Ill be more specific on what I'm trying to do: Within my sidebar bookmarks folders, I want to place a shortcut next to my bookmarks, so in the same way that clicking a bookmark brings up the associated website, clicking the shortcut will bring up the associated file.

So let's say the folder is named "Technology", then that folder can have tech websites, and also shortcuts to any of my files (or folders) on technology.

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Post Posted March 11th, 2019, 3:44 am

nym9 wrote:Ill be more specific on what I'm trying to do:..

You can be as specific as you like, but you've already been advised above how to do exactly that. Now it's up to you to understand it and then do it.

Put the file/folder path into the addressbar (the browser will add the file:/// bit) and then bookmark it.
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